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a concrete or stone slab for paving
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.
The most excellent symbol of the people is the paving stone. One walks on it until it falls on one's...
It was a fatal day when the public discovered that the pen is mightier than the paving-stone, and...